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Alien Phil of Trash

by R4MC 2013

Alien Phil of Trash

Act One

  • R4MC 2013

    R4MC 2013

    August 02, 2013

    At what rate, during peak hours, does it take to fill the trash receptacle?

Act Two

Act Three

  • Teacher note
    Add together all of the dimensions of your average consumer. I chose a 21 oz drink, 4.1 oz medium fry and a 3.5 oz hamburger. I converted all into gallons and assumed an average family size was 2 adults and 2 children. Then divide the family size by the average meal size in gallons. See how many times this will go a 32 gallon trash can. Find the average amount of visitors to the museum per minute. I started with 2 million per year. Then find the rate for how many people for the rate you found and you come up with about 37 min.


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